The white man's burden : patriarchal white epistemic violence and Aboriginal women's knowledges within the academy
Moreton-Robinson, Aileen M. (2011) The white man's burden : patriarchal white epistemic violence and Aboriginal women's knowledges within the academy. Australian Feminist Studies, 26(70), pp. 413-431.
In this article I reveal how texts produced by Aboriginal women scholars signify a racialised and gendered body that functions discursively, as an immediacy of racism in the form of white patriarchal epistemic violence (Lloyd 1991, 74). I demonstrate how this dominant racialised and gendered form of violence is an assertion of power that involves or arises from racialised knowledge by examining Dirk Moses' analysis of ‘Indigeneity’ via the Northern Territory Intervention (Spivak 1988).
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Aboriginal Women, Patriarchal White Epistemic Violence|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIAL WORK (160700)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Race and Ethnic Relations (160803)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Research Centres > Indigenous Studies Research Network
|Deposited On:||09 Jan 2012 22:45|
|Last Modified:||09 Jan 2012 22:45|
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